Two Gifts That Span Generations
Seventy-one years ago, Wall Street magnate Thomas Barr donated his fortune to help build Rutgers’ football program. Although he never played, Barr RC1913 managed the team as a student. A few decades later, David Bender, a high school teacher in Rahway, New Jersey, bequeathed $300,000 to benefit student-athletes. Bender RC1925, an inductee of the Rutgers Football Hall of Fame, excelled at tackle and center.
Meet the New Face of Justice in New Jersey
As the daughter of Haitian immigrants who grew up in Irvington, New Jersey, Fabiana Pierre-Louis brings a unique perspective to her new position on the New Jersey Supreme Court. Her story features many firsts, including serving as the first Black woman on the high court.
A Graduate’s Odyssey Leads to the Federal Bench
Nominated in 2019 by President Trump and confirmed by the Senate this year, Scott Laurer serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. The court was established in 1988 to provide an impartial forum for veterans’ claims and hears cases on disability benefits, education assistance, survivor benefits, pensions, and other issues.